Coming of age story with a young man in a Jewish community in Uruguay.
A great and sprawling cast and a story that stands out from many of the other superhero films in how it focusses on the characters. There is a great chemistry in the cast and a feeling of joy and excitement in seeing the film. When the film is with the characters it is a joy, when it goes into heavy cgi action it starts to feel like every other blockbuster film. But it's quite wonderful to see the afrocentricity of…
Told with cold perfection, The Square is a precise examination of the fragility of societal bonds and norms that moves from humour to deeply uncomfortable scenes as the ideas are thoroughly explored. More on-the-nose than Force Majure, but much more uneasy in the way the ideas are explored.